August Unemployment Rate Drops September 21, 2020 Report The Indiana Department of Workforce Development in cooperation with the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics has released the unemployment report for August. The unemployment rate for Huntington County was reported at 5.0%. The pre-COVID unemployment rate for Huntington County was 3.3% and spiked to 20% in April the first reporting period impacted by the Governor's Executive Order to "Stay at Home." The rate has steadily declined over the past several months. March 3.3%April 20%May 13.6%June 10.1%July 6.3%August 5.0% According to job posting site Indeed.com, 251 immediate job openings are posted within a 10 mile drive of downtown Huntington. Click here to read the August Unemployment Report.